When buying a used Macbook it is a good idea to check the quality of the battery. If you have to replace the battery it can add around 2-4000THB to the cost. Checking it can be done via the software!
- Click on “about this Mac” and select “System Information”
- Under the hardware section you will see POWER, select this.
Here you can check a few important details like, Cycle Count. This indicates how many times did the Mac charge to 100%. According to Apple the average lifetime is around 1000. Furthermore check if the condition shows “normal” and when connecting the charger you get an orange light and it says Charging: Yes. Doing this before buying a used Mac can save you cost in the process. If you see the battery message “replace soon” then it might be a good idea to re-negotiate the price